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UA Team Wins $1 Million Grant to Develop Tool to Combat Opioid Abuse

A research unit at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Business received an approximate $1 million grant from the Justice Department to develop a data-driven tool to help officials better understand the scope...

October 18, 2018

Best Practices, Not Individual Preferences, Bring Job Satisfaction

Though employees may like their work to cater to their individual preferences, they are predictably more satisfied when the organizational culture matches a set of widely preferred characteristics that provide a fair, supportive and...

October 8, 2018

Economist and Adviser to Lyft Delivers Guest Lecture Oct. 12

John List, who is globally recognized for his innovative use of field experiments in economics and business, will give a talk on campus Oct. 12 as part of the Lowder Lecture Series.

October 5, 2018

UA Research to Study Impact ‘War on Drugs’ Has on Smuggling Routes

Researchers at The University of Alabama are bringing together their expertise in geography, modeling and criminal activity to better understand how enforcement activity influences drug trafficking in Central America.

August 28, 2018

UA will Lease Space at GulfQuest in Mobile

 A new University of Alabama office in Mobile will serve as a nexus for research and programmatic initiatives that will benefit the region, primarily in the area of transportation.

July 31, 2018

Green for Green

Renewable energy is clean, ecologically responsible and sustainable, unlike energy dependent on fossil fuels. But, for companies in the United States, renewable energy needs to also be a viable business venture. Fortunately, it is.

May 11, 2018

UA Transportation Policy Research Center Names Director

Steven Polunsky, a transportation policy expert with more than 25 years of experience, will lead the Transportation Policy Research Center at The University of Alabama.

May 10, 2018

Gender Parity, Not Gap, in CEO Pay

Male and female CEOs are paid equally in corporate America, according to research by a team at The University of Alabama.

April 12, 2018

To Understand Autocratic Followers, Strip Research of Bias

The time is right, it seems, for a renewed effort to understand autocratic leaders and their followers without resorting to methods that strip away assumptions of value to the characteristics of followers of autocratic...

April 3, 2018

New U.S. Census Estimates: Baldwin County Leads in Net Migration

Baldwin County’s rapid growth revealed in recent U.S. Census estimates is attributed to the quality of life it offers, according to a University of Alabama Center for Business and Economic Research representative.

March 27, 2018

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

More than 450 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 28-30.

March 26, 2018

Researcher: Amazon HQ2 Search Signals Shift in Site Selection Process

In a recently published white paper, a researcher at The University of Alabama examines the process Amazon used to narrow its large field of contenders for its second headquarters and its implications for other...

February 22, 2018

Stressed-out Boss is a Bad Boss, UA Research Concludes

Dr. Peter Harms, an assistant professor of management, examined the body of research into the relationship between leadership and stress. The conclusions show that a stressed-out boss can be a bad boss.

December 13, 2017

FORTIFIED Assessment

A team of faculty, graduate and undergraduate students collected data in four Florida cities including Marco Island, the location where Irma made landfall.

November 16, 2017